Gravy boat and tray
Chinese for export
Legacy dimension: Boat H. 3" Tray L. 7 7/8"
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of a pair of gravy boats and trays. Chinese for export. Elliptical, end of boat shaped to form pouring lip, twined reeded double handle, applied flowers at body. Gilded. Diaper band insided boat, arms under lip.
Helena Woolworth McCann (b. 1878 - d. 1938), Syosset, NY; by descent to her children, Constance (Mrs. Joseph V.) McMullan, Helena (Mrs. Winston F. C.) Guest, and Frasier McCann; 1941, lent to the MFA by the children of Mrs. McCann, through the Winfield Foundation, New York; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1951)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation